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Alan Hevesi denied early release

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Comptroller, City Offices, Governor, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on December 8, 2011 | No Comments

In a 2-1 decision, disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was denied his first shot at parole last week and will remain in an upstate prison, where he is serving time for corruption, for at least one more year. Hevesi, who was sentenced to one year to four years in prison in April for taking [...]

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Convicted ex-comptroller cleans up in prison

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, City Comptroller, City Offices, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on November 10, 2011 | No Comments

Disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi is collecting a six-figure pension while he serves time in a state prison on corruption charges. Hevesi, also an ex-state assemblyman and city comptroller from Forest Hills, was sentenced to one to four years in prison in April for accepting about $1 million in gifts, including trips to Israel [...]

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Hevesi graft an open secret

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, District 28, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on April 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

Long before disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was charged in October for his role in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state pension fund under his watch, a little-known treasurer of Saratoga County, J. Christopher Callaghan, knew something was up — and it was in plain sight. Callaghan, who ran on the Republican line against [...]

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Fifth time’s a charm for judge: Hevesi court date set yet again

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Comptroller, City Offices, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on April 7, 2011 | No Comments

A Manhattan Supreme Court judge set former state comptroller Alan Hevesi’s sentencing on corruption charges for Friday after four other delays in the Forest Hills resident’s sentencing. The sentencing has been adjourned three times — Dec. 16, Feb. 1 and March 1 — according to court records. Hevesi, who pleaded guilty to taking $1 million [...]

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Hevesi’s judgment day delayed after former comptroller falls ill

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, City Comptroller, City Offices, District 28, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on March 31, 2011 | No Comments

The sentencing of Alan Hevesi, the former state comptroller from Forest Hills, on a corruption charge involving the state pension fund was postponed Monday after he was hospitalized for internal bleeding over the weekend. The New York Post said Hevesi experienced symptoms during a visit to his daughter in Virginia and underwent an emergency endoscopy, [...]

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Hevesi seeks judge change before sentencing

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Attorney General, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on March 10, 2011 | No Comments

The attorney for disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was expected to file papers Tuesday arguing that the judge charged with sentencing the Forest Hills resident has a conflict of interest and another judge should hand down the sentencing, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said. Hevesi’s attorney, Bradley D. Simon, could not be reached [...]